noun, often attributive
pro·​mo | \ ˈprō-(ˌ)mō How to pronounce promo (audio) \
plural promos

Definition of promo

: a promotional announcement, blurb, or appearance

Examples of promo in a Sentence

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First Known Use of promo

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for promo

short for promotional

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The first known use of promo was in 1946

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3 Jul 2020

Cite this Entry

“Promo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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How to pronounce promo (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of promo

informal : something (such as an announcement, a brief film, or an appearance) that is used to advertise or promote something (such as a new book or movie)

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